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.2747. >> all right, coming up after a short break, more than 50 people are reported dead after guatemala suffered its strongest earthquake since 1976. rescue teams in san marcos worked through the night in hope of finding survivors. >> all right. stay with us. we will be right back. >> welcome back, everyone. guatemala's president says more than 50 people have died in a major earthquake that was felt as far away as mexico city. >> officials say the 7.4- magnitude quake struck about 160 kilometers west of guatemala city near the border with mexico. the government has issued a disaster alert, and it is feared the death toll will rise further. >> rescue teams are working against the clock, trying to locate survivors among the ruins. the earthquake hit on wednesday morning. it was felt across the country. houses collapsed. many roads are now locked with earth and rubble. western status and markets near the mexican border bore the brunt of the quake. guatemala's president has been touring the worst affected areas. he spoke of the scale of the disaster. >> i would like to mention that this is
the central american country of guatemala. at least 30 people are reported to have died. analysts with the u.s. geological survey say the magnitude 7.4 quake struck on wednesday at around 10:35 a.m. local time. they say the focus was 41 kilometers beneath the pacific ocean, about 160 kilometers from guatemala city. authorities say several houses in the town of san marcos near the mexican border collapsed. they say residents are trapped in the rubble. a fire department officl tweeted that a school about 120 kilometers from the epicenter has also collapsed. he said eight people have been taken to the hospital. reuters says landslides have cut off roads in several places. >>> a meeting of the association of southeast asian nations later this month in cambodia will seek to promote regional integration. three of the main players of the summit wouldn't be talking to each other, at least directly. japan is locked in territorial disputes with china and south korea. the country's foreign minister says it's unlikely prime minister yoshihiko noda will meet with south korean or chinese counterparts. gem
killed and many more missing after a strong earthquake off of guatemala's pacific coast. the number of deaths is likely to rise as emergency workers came through the debris. our central america correspondent in neighboring mexico city where there were tremors. >> this was the largest earthquake in guatemala since 1976. such was its power that it sent residence and office workers running into the streets as far away as mexico city. in the guatemalan capital, guatemala city, the impact was much greater. dowling masonry and damaging buildings. the country's civil emergency authorities immediately issued a national alert and the president told people to stay outside of their crack homes for fear of aftershocks. >> any time we have an earthquake of this magnitude, there is a very high risk of after shocks. there have already been 5. there could be after shocks that could have the intensity to cause more damage to the population that has already been affected. >> the real devastation, however, took place near the epicenter of the pacific coast in the border region of san marcos. there, is
of the of guatemala's pacific coast. it is also -- was also felt in el salvador and mexico. days of relentless rain have left more than two-thirds of the libyan -- italian city of venice submerged. thousands have been forced to flee. 70% of venice has been flooded, and more than 200 people evacuated from their homes in tuscany because of severe weather. a combination of the heavy rains and strong winds did caused the flooding and many have been evacuated from the area. let's talk to alan johnston and has been covering this from rome. what are you hearing there? >> this is a kind of year when dennis knows it must brace for flooding. this is a time of year for these weeks in autumn, where large, high tide surges through the city on occasion quite commonly. but what we have seen over the last 24 hours has been something extraordinary. the six highest tides since records began back about 130 years ago. at one point, as he said, 70% of venice was under water yesterday. strong, southerly winds coming up the adriatic, driving mass of water into venice's lagoon. and torrential rain across a large swath of
7.4 earthquake hit off the coast of guatemala this morning. officials there say the worst of the damage is in the state of san marcos near the mexican border. a red cross spokesperson says folks across the entire country felt the quake and there are reports of buildings shaking as far as away as mexico city and el salvador. guatemala's president calls it the largest quake to hit his country in more than 35 years. at least one person is dead and several others trapped when part of a shopping center collapses. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. guana, authorities say the top floor of the five story department store came crashing down in the capital city. amateur video shows a large crowd gathering around a pile of debris. rescuers pulled out several victims. the nation's president cancelled campaigning for the day to visit the site and donated it a disaster zone. chile. dozens of fishermen battled police in the capital city of santiago a limit over fishing. the fishermen claim it could cripple their business. they set up road blocks on threw stones. the cops
officials now estimate the flooding damaged or destroyed some 1600 homes. guatemala. a volcano erupted west of the capital guatemala city. the creator sent thick smoke more than 3 miles into the sky. ash rained down on nearby villages. coating cars and homes. a lava flow from the same volcano killed thousands of people after an eruption in 1929. georgia. a man pulled a truck weighing nearly 9 tons for 70 feet with his ear. he he says it took him two months to prepare. organizers clay it's a new world record and say they are notifying the guinness folks and that's a wrap or this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. >> shepard: twinkie maker hostess has more than a hundred potential buyers for product lines. the company is fighting in bankruptcy court to give big bonuses to some of its executives. that's ahead. we all know eating a lot of twinkies can pad that belly, right. researchers can predict at birth whether somebody will become obese. oh, can you really? how do you know how many twinkies i'm going to eat before i eat them? my name is hunter cannon. playing sports is just my whole l
. rescue workers are continuing to search for survivors of a powerful earthquake in guatemala. more than 50 people were killed in the strongest quake to hit the country in more than three decades. the 7.4-magnitude quake caused devastating land slides that can be felt up to 1,000 kilometers away. prince charles and his wife, camilla, the butch he is of cornwall, have toured parts of sydney, taking in a quick ride across the harbor, before meeting members of the australian defense borders. the royal couple are on a six-day tour of australia to mark the diamond jubilee. the biggest syrian opposition bloc, the syrian national council, is under pressure to join up with other rebel groups to create a more unified leadership. nations supporting the opposition have tied the promise of increased financial support to a restructuring of the opposition. representatives of the key rebel organizations have been meeting in doha, the capital of qatar, to discuss the formation of a single 60-member leadership group which would present itself as, they say, the sole legitimate representative of the syrian pe
bad to worse in guatemala after another large earthquake rattled the country. a 6.5 magnitude quake struck the country's pacific coast, sending people running for cover just days after a 7.4 magnitude quake on wednesday. that quake is being blamed for 52 deaths as well as serious structural damage. so far it looks like this newest quake has not claimed any lives. >>> on the other side of the world, an earthquake destroys ancient placesf worship in myanmar. the 6.2 magnitude quake rocked the small east asian country. it caused buildings and bridges and collapse as well as ancient pagodas. 18 people are feared dead. >>> a teenager faces charges for scaring people in a colorado movie theater. "the denver post" says a 17-year-old boy wore a mask resembling the joker from the batman movies into the movie theater in boulder, colorado. the teen was unarmed and didn't threaten anyone but sent several people running from the theater. in july more than 12 people were killed and 30 injured during the showing of a film "the dark knight rises" in nearby aurora, colorado. >>> in a detroit police
shelters. >> at least 40 people have been killed in an earthquake off of guatemala's pacific coast. most of the victims were killed in the northwestern state of san marcos, which saw heavy damage. lawmakers in greece have approved a new round of austerity cuts amidst massive protests. on wednesday, the greek parliament narrowly backed a $13.5 billion austerity package featuring tax hikes and pension cuts -- greece's's fourth austerity package in three years. more than 100,000 people took to the streets of athens to oppose the measure, capping a three-day strike and staging greece's largest protest since august. the protest ended in clashes with police firing tear gas to disperse the crowd. turkey has unveiled plans to ask that nato deploy patriot missiles along its border with syria. the move would effectively create a no-fly zone over the turkey-syrian border. the move comes as syria is seeing some of its worst violence to date, with reports of dozens, if not hundreds, of deaths over the past week. at the united nations, undersecretary general for political affairs warned that syria is
dieing? they went into jungles of guatemala and malawi and recorded the heartbeats of i think about two dozen kids, maybe more, using this believe it or not, iphone app. it was an incredible moment to hear those heartbeats. looking for the perfect heartbeat and we found one kid who -- we pulled up the song and pulled up his heartbeat and they were going boom, boom, boop, da, da, da, da, and the song starts. ♪ we read about the campaign, listened to the heart beats, started flipping through songs and came to this one piece of song that we had and all of us at the same time are like, this is the song. ♪ the chorus very much is the save the children campaign, feeling better since you've known me. moment you interacted with me or cared enough to do something, i've been feeling better. ♪ it is a call to action. the line saying with you i feel again, and then the music, music alone is a call to action even beyond lyrics. it's so triumphant. ♪ i feel again with you ♪ ♪ i can feel again if you buy the song, you know, every beatmatters.org or itunes the money literal goes to these ki
was deployed in guatemala, i found out she said yes and i was very excited to get back. >> alisyn: did you expect her to say yes? >> i did. it was kind of testing out myself to see how -- if i could make the impossible, possible, 'cause i planning to to los angeles to pursue an acting career. >> alisyn: she's a kardashian a good person to know if your next career is entertainment. so what was she like at the event, as we look at some pictures of you guys. >> she was so nice. she was real cool, you know. just hanging out and talking with her was like talking with any one of my friends. she gave me good advice on how to deal with fame. >> alisyn: what did she say? >> one thing she said to me that really touched me was, she didn't say, if i become famous, she said when. so she believed in me. and she said that when i do become famous, i need to know there is good and bad times that comes along with it 'cause there are times when she wants to just go out by herself and drive her car and go to the store, but she can't because it gets hectic. i'm looking forward to all of that. i want all of tha
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